Study programme

Comparative Cultural Analysis


The professors and researchers who form part of this programme all have diverse research areas. Questions concerning the programme literature are combined with a broader perspective from various subjects such as Cultural History, Literary Theory, Art History and Theory, Psychoanalysis, Philosophy and Aesthetics, Anthropology, Intermediality, and Gender Studies.

Programme structure

The Master's programme Comparative Cultural Analysis comprises 60 ECTS credits:

  • 42 credits for courses
  • 18 credits for a thesis

Detailed course information

For detailed course information, please see the UvA Course Catalogue (link below).


The Master's thesis reports on research carried out by the student under the supervision of an academic staff member involved in the programme. The subject of the thesis must be mutually agreed upon by the student and the academic adviser.

Credit transfer

Students who show exceptional promise during a regular or professional programme are encouraged to continue their studies in a research programme. Once students are admitted to the research programme, they can transfer credits earned during their previous course of study towards their Research Master's degree. The Examinations Board determines which courses qualify for transfer.


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Published by  Faculty of Humanities

14 June 2018